Sep 20, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Academic Catalog 2018-2019

Academic Calendar 2018-2019


FALL TERM 2018    
Friday Aug. 10 Fall term comprehensive bill due
Wednesday-Friday Aug. 29-31 International Student Orientation
Sunday Sep. 2 Residence Halls open for First Year and New Transfer students only
Sunday-Tuesday Sep. 2-4 First Year and Transfer student orientation
Tuesday Sep. 4 First Year and Transfer student advising and schedule adjustments
Tuesday Sep. 4 Residence Halls and houses open for returning Upperclass students
Wednesday Sep. 5 Fall term classes begin; add/drop starts for returning students
Wednesday-Friday Sep. 5-7 Off-campus and commuter student registration data verification
Tuesday Sep. 11 Last day to add an open course without instructor’s written approval
Tuesday Sep. 11 Last day to add/drop without a late fee
Tuesday Sep. 18 Last day to drop a course without a “W” 
Tuesday Sep. 18 Last day to finalize fall class schedule, with instructor permission to add a class
Tuesday Sep. 25 Last day to declare a course “Pass-Fail”
Friday Oct. 5 Winter term course prescheduling information available online
Monday-Friday Oct. 8-26 Academic advising occurs for winter term courses; students must consult their faculty advisers
Friday-Sunday Oct. 12-14 Homecoming and Family Weekend
Monday Oct. 29 Graduation application due for Class of 2019
Monday-Thursday Oct. 29 - Nov. 1 Winter term prescheduling appointments by class
Tuesday Oct. 30 Last day to drop a course with a “W”
Tuesday Nov. 13 Fall term classes end
Wednesday Nov. 14 Reading period
Thursday-Tuesday Nov. 15-16, 19-20 Fall term final exam period
Wednesday Nov. 21 Residence halls and houses close
Wednesday Nov. 28 Fall term grades due
Friday Dec. 7 Winter term comprehensive bill due
     
WINTER TERM 2019    
Sunday Jan. 6 Residence halls and houses open
Monday Jan. 7 Winter term classes begin; add/drop starts
Monday-Wednesday Jan. 7-9 Off-campus and commuter student registration data verification
Friday Jan. 11 Last day to add an open course without instructor’s written approval
Friday Jan. 11 Last day to add/drop without a late fee
Friday Jan. 18 Last day to drop a course without a “W” 
Friday Jan. 18 Last day to finalize winter class schedule, with instructor permission to add a class
Friday Jan. 25 Last day to declare a course “Pass-Fail”
Friday Feb. 8 Spring term course prescheduling information available online
Monday-Friday Feb. 11 - Mar. 1 Academic advising occurs for spring term courses; students must consult their faculty advisers
Friday Mar. 1 Last day to drop a course with a “W”
Monday-Thursday Mar. 4-7 Spring term prescheduling appointments by class
Friday Mar. 15 Last day of winter term classes
Monday-Thursday Mar. 18-21 Winter term final exam period
Thursday Mar. 21 Spring term comprehensive bill due
Friday Mar. 22 Residence halls and houses close
Monday Mar. 25 Winter term grades due
     
SPRING TERM 2019    
Sunday Mar. 31 Residence halls and houses open
Monday Apr. 1 Spring term classes begin; add/drop starts
Monday-Wednesday Apr. 1-3 Off-campus and commuter student registration data verification
Friday Apr. 5 Last day to add an open course without instructor’s written approval
Friday Apr. 5 Last day to add/drop without a late fee
Friday Apr. 12 Last day to drop a course without a “W” 
Friday Apr. 12 Last day to finalize spring class schedule, with instructor permission to add a class
Friday Apr. 19 Last day to declare a course “Pass-Fail”
Friday May 3 Fall term course prescheduling information available online
Monday-Friday May 6-24 Academic advising occurs for fall term courses; students must consult their academic adviser
Friday May 10 Steinmetz Symposium; no classes held
Saturday May 11 Prize Day
Monday May 13 Registration begins for summer classes
Friday-Sunday May 17-19 Alumni Weekend - ReUnion 2019
Friday May 24 Last day to drop a course with a “W”
Monday-Wednesday May 27-29 Fall term prescheduling appointments by class
Friday Jun. 7 Last day of spring term classes
Monday-Thursday Jun. 10-13 Spring term final exam period
Friday Jun. 14 Residence halls and houses close at 3 p.m. for students not involved in the Commencement Ceremony
Sunday Jun. 16 Commencement
Sunday Jun. 16 Residence halls and houses close at 6 p.m.
Monday Jun. 17 Registration ends for summer classes
Wednesday Jun. 19 Spring term grades due
Monday Jun. 24 Summer term classes begin